First Party Leader of Mozambique

Samora Machel, military commander was both the ruler of independent Mozambique and party leader of the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique, or Frelimo. Machel led Frelimo in its successful guerilla war against Portuguese rule leading to Mozambique’s independence in June 1975. Machel led the country into Soviet-style collectivization.

Date:
      June, 1975
Name(s):
      Samora Machel
Occupation:
      Military Commander
Location:
      Mozambique


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